Once upon a time — in a galaxy far, far away — The New York Times and The Washington Post were the go-to papers when it came to uncovering political scandals. Both papers made a point of running the Pentagon Papers, an internal and secret U.S. government history of  various presidents and their relevant Cabinet secretaries decision-making on American involvement in the Vietnam War. The Post, of course, was also famous for its birddogging young reporters Woodward and Bernstein and their digging out the details of the Watergate scandal.



CNN's Piers Morgan got some love from Hollywood liberal Dustin Hoffman at Sunday's Oscars.

"God bless you for what you're saying about gun control," Hoffman lauded Morgan's incessant gun control advocacy.